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O thou, my light, my life, my joy

O thou, my light, my life, my joy

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 38 hymnals

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1 O THOU, my light, my life, my joy,
My glory, and my all!
Unsent by thee no good can come,
No evil can befall.

2 Such are thy schemes of providence,
And methods of thy grace,
That I may safely trust in thee
Through all this wilderness.

3 'Tis thine outstretched and powerful arm
Upholds me in the way;
And thy rich bounty well supplies
The wants of every day.

4 For such compassions, O my God,
Ten thousand thanks are due;
For such compassions, I esteem
Ten thousand thanks too few.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #128

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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Author: James Montgomery

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A Manual of Devotion for Soldiers and Sailors: comprising I. forms of prayer, public and private, II. a compend of Bible truth, III. The Assembly's shorter catechism, IV. A selection of psalms and... #21Page Scan
A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #208Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #497Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #118aPage Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #36Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d538
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #40Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #39Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #39Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #92Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #92Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #60Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship, Approved and Recommended ... by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2nd ed. #d404
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #202Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #H242Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d638
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d616
Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship: and approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: the latter being arranged according to subjects... #342Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #189Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S383Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B189Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #159Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #50.159Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #159Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #53Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #112Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #74Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #393Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d404
The Church Hymn Book #d732
The National Baptist Hymn Book #d417
The National Baptist Hymnal: arranged for use in churches, Sunday schools, and young people's socieities (5th ed. Rev.) #114Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #107Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #S5Page Scan
The Soldier's Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #d175
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d660
The Standard Church Hymnal #25Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #128TextPage Scan



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